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SYMINGTON PHILLIPS


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1879-1880 Democrat
1881-1882 Democrat
1885-1886 Democrat
 Counties   Bucks

Biography

04/12/1820 - 11/25/1898

PHILLIPS, Symington, a Representative from Bucks County; born, April 12, 1820 in New York, NY; graduated, Lawrenceville High School, NY; attended, New York University; engaged, twine manufacturing business; elected, burgess, Bristol, Pa.; elected, council president, Bristol; deputy inspector, United States Custom Service, Philadelphia (1841-1845); deputy revenue collector, United States Custom Service, Philadelphia (1857-1861); unsuccessful campaign, United States Congress (1872); elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Democrat in 1878, 1880 and 1884; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1882, 1886); died, November 25, 1898 in Bristol, Bucks County, Pennsylvania; interred, Saint James Episcopal Churchyard, Bristol, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.